SAP sponsored event: Feelings of Belonging and Affective Spaces: Phenomenological Explorations

The aim of this two-day workshop is to consider the relationship between feelings of belonging and affective spaces. We seek to chart the various ways in which experiences such as group experience, political engagement, isolation, interpersonal atmospheres and online sociality manifest in relation to how social space is experienced and navigated. The format of the […]

SAP sponsored event: Enduring Injustices and Truth and Reconciliation Commissions for Indigenous Peoples

Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (TRCs) for indigenous people have become widespread in recent years. Canada’s TRC has already ended, Greenland’s and Norway’s TRC processes are ongoing, Finland just decided to set up a TRC, and in Sweden there is increasing pressure to do so. Underlying the decisions to establish TRCs is the recognition that past injustices […]

SAP sponsored event: IRNEP Conference 2019

The 3rd IRNEP conference will take place at the University of York on the 23rd-24th of September 2019. The aim of the conference is to promote a dialogue between the disciplines of Economics and Philosophy, in order to provoke alternative points of view and interesting discussions. Attendees, who are PhD and early career researchers from throughout the UK, will have […]

SAP sponsored event: Debating Media Accountability

The media have always played an important role in politics, mainly as an external observer of the political process. Today, however, they have gradually acquired the role of an agent, capable of creating political reality. Especially in democracies, journalists and newspaper editors have the power to make and unmake individuals, public officials, and institutions. They […]

Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2020

The Society’s Annual Conference 2020 will take place in Edinburgh, 3–5 July. The call for papers and panels will open September 2019 and close Monday 13 January 2020.   (Participants who have had papers selected through CFP process can confirm or decline attendance here.) CALL FOR PAPERS Open themed eventThe SAP Annual Conference 2020 will be […]

SAP sponsored event: The Ethics and Politics of Online Interaction

Christ Church, University of Oxford, May 14–15, 2019 Organisers: Étienne Brown and Michael Hannon While the history of moral and political thought has largely focused on problems that arise when two or more individuals interact in a physical setting, we now spend important parts our lives online, and our digital existence raise questions to which contemporary […]